MS volume of Alexander Monro primus' History of Anatomy 1747
Monro, Alexander, primus
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Administrative / Biographical History
Alexander Monro primus was born in 1697, and was the founder of the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. He held the Chair in Anatomy at University of Edinburgh, and was succeeded by his son and then by his grandson. He died in 1767.
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T. Walmsley, May 1981
The handwriting is thought not to be Monro's. A manuscript History of Anatomy known to be in Monro's hand is held by the University of Otago, and a microfilm copy is available in Edinburgh University Library.
Compiled by Mike Barfoot and Jenny McDermott using existing handlists
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